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The Olden Time Series, Vol. 5: Some Strange and Curious Punishments

Gleanings Chiefly from Old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts

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Author: Henry M. Brooks
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,427 / 65 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.6
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 756
Added to site: 2005.08.03
mnybks.net#: 11209
Genre: History
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he several Persons condemned, Humbly offer to your Honours the Names as follows, to be inserted for the Reversing their Attainders: Elizabeth How, George Jacob, Mary Easty, Mary Parker, Mr. George Burroughs, Gyles Cory & Wife, Rebecca Nurse, John Willard, Sarah Good, Martha Carrier, Samuel Wardel, John Procter, Sarah Wild, Mary Bradbury, Abigail Falkner, Abigail Hobbs, Ann Foster, Rebecca Eams, Dorcas Hoar, Mary Post, Mary Lacy:

And having heard the several Demands of the Damages of the aforesaid Persons & those in their behalf; & upon Conference have so moderated their respective Demands that We doubt not but they will be readily complied with by your Honours.

Which respective Demands are as follows:--

Elizabeth How, Twelve Pounds; George Jacob, Seventy nine Pounds; Mary Easty, Twenty Pounds; Mary Parker, Eight Pounds; Mr. George Burroughs, Fifty Pounds; Gyles Core & Martha Core his Wife, Twenty one Pounds; Rebecca Nurse

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